Pleiades Club: Telegraphers’ Paradise on Planet Mars

TitlePleiades Club: Telegraphers’ Paradise on Planet Mars
Year for Search1917
AuthorsHayes, Jeff W.(1853-1917)
Pagination80 pp.
Date Published1917
PublisherMultnomah Printing Co.
Place PublishedPortland, OR
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

The spirits of past telegraphers meet on Mars on the occasion of Abraham Lincoln’s birthday, Lincoln presiding, the Fourth of July, when the discuss the future of the telegraph, which includes radically improved conditions for the workers (a five hour workday twenty days a month, three free meals a day, retirement at thirty with a pension for five years, and generally being treated decently by management), followed by a number of chapters which are devoted to telegraphers’ tall tales and comments on current affairs on Earth.

Info Notes

The running head is Life on the Planet Mars and this is given as the title by most bibliographies and libraries, but the title here is what is on the title page. 

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Author Note

(1853-1917)

Full Text

1917 Hayes, Jeff W. (1853-1917). Pleiades Club: Telegraphers’ Paradise on Planet Mars. Portland, OR: Multnomah Printing Co. The running head is Life on the Planet Mars and this is given as the title by most bibliographies and libraries, but the title here is what is on the title page. 80 pp. Hathi

The spirits of past telegraphers meet on Mars on the occasion of Abraham Lincoln’s birthday, Lincoln presiding, the Fourth of July, when the discuss the future of the telegraph, which includes radically improved conditions for the workers (a five hour workday twenty days a month, three free meals a day, retirement at thirty with a pension for five years, and generally being treated decently by management), followed by a number of chapters which are devoted to telegraphers’ tall tales and comments on current affairs on Earth.